Disclaimer

Please note that this blog is intended for the students and parents associated with Gordonvale State High School, Cairns. Please check areas of interest as seen on the blog to confirm dates and other information as there will be occasions when dates will change and the information may not be included in the blog as it may not have been received by the school. Posts prior to July 2017 may have reference to Smithfield State High School as this blog was initially developed for students when I was the Guidance Officer at that school.








Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Indigenous Defence Careers Information Session


Defence Force Recruiting would like to invite your students to attend a Defence Careers Information Session to learn about the jobs available in the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

Indigenous Defence Careers Information Session

Date: Tuesday 14th June

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Brothers Leagues Club Cairns, 99-105 Anderson Street, Manunda QLD 4870

RSVP: 13 19 01 or cptcairns@dfr.com.au

Walk ins are welcome!

The Navy, Army and Air Force are now recruiting for a wide range of positions such as Marine Technician in the Navy, Rifleman in the Army and Air Force Security  in the Air Force. Sergeant Dion Eivers, Defence Force Recruiting’s Indigenous Recruitment Officer and Driver in the Army, will conduct the session alongside Able Seaman  Hodrick Mudu from HMAS Cairns.

Sergeant Eivers will share with Community the jobs and career pathways available in the ADF, recruitment process and opportunities available for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people.

Women in Army Adventure Camp


Defence Force Recruiting, HQ 3rd Brigade and the Defence Work Experience Program are pleased to offer the Women in Army Adventure Camp for the first time in North Queensland.

This is a residential camp to be held at Lavarack Barracks in Townsville from 5th - 8th July.  Accommodation on base and all meals will be provided.

The Camp is aimed at young women aged 15 - 18 who are thinking about an Army career and would like hands-on experience and exposure to a range of career options and job roles within Army.  The Camp will also focus on leadership and teamwork skills and girls will be involved in a range of activities throughout the week.

The link below will take you to the DWEP website where this is currently advertised - more information is available here and interested female students should apply online via this site.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Need extra QCE credits and core credits? Sejumi College has courses!

Certificate II in Tourism Holiday Program
Week 1: Tuesday 28 June to Friday 1 July
Times: 9am to 4.30pm
Limited places please apply early. Students can be enrolled at a school or home schooled.

Applications Due: 5pm 10 June 2016
Fees: For those students eligible for the Queensland Government VETiS funding there will be no fees charged.

Certificate II in Tourism Term 3 & 4 Program
Commences: Thursday 21 July
Every Thursday through Term 3 (9 x sessions)
Plus October 6, 13 and 20 in Term 4
Times: 9am to 4.30pm
Limited places please book early
Applications Due: 5pm 10 June 2016
Fees: For those students eligible for the Queensland Government VETiS funding there will be no fees charged


Apply Here or Here